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La Grange, Texas

History

La Grange History 1902. La Grange was settled in the latter part of the twenties on land granted to John H. Moore. It was for a long time a very inconsiderable place. The first settlers had come from Tennessee and named their new home after their old home, LaGrange in Tennessee. (La Grange is French, the name of La Fayette’s estate, and means “the mansion.”) The Census of 1900 gives La Grange 2400 inhabitants. La Grange is an independent school district; it has two schools, one for white and one for colored pupils. Continue Reading La Grange History Written in 1902 >>

Location

La Grange, TX 29° 54' 19.8108" N, 96° 52' 35.9292" W